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Michael Y. Lu, M.D.

(Pronouns: he/him/his)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 273-4202

Fax: (585) 473-3516

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Pediatrics

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Lu attended Johns Hopkins University and graduated in 2003. He received his MD from the University of Michigan in 2007, and completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester in 2010. He joined the faculty at URMC after residency, working in both the adult and pediatric EDs at SMH as well as our free-standing ED at Strong West. He is a member of the academic core faculty and since 2013 has also served as the Director of Emergency Ultrasound.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine

Education

2007
MD | University of Michigan Medical School

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/23/2008 - 06/23/2010
Residency in Emergency Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/19/2007 - 06/22/2008
Internship in Emergency Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards

2021
ICARE - Bronze Star

2020
ICARE - Bronze Star

2019
ICARE - Bronze Star

2014 - Present
Fellow
Sponsor: American College of Emergency Physicians

2014 - Present
Strong Memorial Hospital Strong Stars

2014 - 2015
Adult Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: EM Residency

2013 - 2015
Strong Star - Bronze Star status

2010
Strong Memorial Hospital Strong Star

2002
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Award

2002
Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society

2001
Golden Key International Honor Society

2000
National Society of Collegiate Scholars

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Publications

Journal Articles

8/2022
Cooper, S; Lu, M; Lema, PC. "Ultrasound Sound Rounds: Using Doppler to Distinguish Doppelgangers in Soft Tissue Swelling". New York ACEP Empire State EPIC. 2022; 40(1): 3-4.

5/2019
Gorgone M, O'Connor TP, Lu M. "The Aquarium Sign: Another Opportunity for Detection of Perforated Viscus." Clinical practice and cases in emergency medicine.. 2019 May; 3(2):172-173. Epub 2019 Mar 05.

2/2019
Ahmad B.; Dewey K.; Lu M. ""Back Pain in the ED – It's Not Always What You Think."". ACEP Emergency Ultrasound Newsletter – Cases That Count. 2019; .

Books & Chapters

2018
Chapter Title: Radial Arterial Line Placement
Book Title: Practical Guide to Critical Ultrasound
Author List: Resa E. Lewiss Robert J. Strony Robert A. Jones
Published By: American College of Emergency Physicians 2018

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